Oliver Knussen (1952-2018)

Horn concerto (1994)

for horn and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1994
    • Duration : 13 mn
    • Publisher : Faber Music, Londres
    • Opus : 28
    • Commission: Suntory Limited pour le Suntory International Program for Music Composition, 1994.
Detailed formation
  • soloist : 1 horn
  • 4 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 2 oboes, 1 English horn, 3 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet), 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 1 contrabassoon, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 1 timpani, 2 percussionists, 1 harp, 1 celesta, 14 violins, 12 second violins, 10 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 7 October 1994
    Location :

    Japon, Tokyo, Suntory Hall


    Performers :

    Barry Tuckwell : cor, Tokyo Metropolitan Orchestra, direction : Oliver Knussen.